Elgus Family History

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Elgus Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Elias, Fergus, Claus, Angus, Melhus, Klus, Ellis, Bogus, Vogus, Negus

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Elgus Family Origin

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Elgus Family Occupations

What did your Elgus ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Cooper and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Elgus. The most common Elgus occupation in the USA was Cooper. 50% of Elgus's were Coopers.

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  • Cooper

    50%
  • Farmer

    50%

United States shown, England data unavailable

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Elgus ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Elgus Historical Records

What Elgus family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 23 census records available for the last name Elgus. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Elgus census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 4 immigration records available for the last name Elgus. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Elgus. For the veterans among your Elgus ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Elgus Life Expectancy

What is the average Elgus lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Elgus ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Elgus

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